Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

The Ministry is responsible for labour market policy, the working environment, pensions and welfare policy.


Bilde av Ådne Cappelen, leder av Det tekniske beregningsutvalget for inntektsoppgjørene

The Basis for Wage Settlements in 2015

Press release from the Norwegian Technical Calculation Committee for Wage Settlements: The Basis for Wage Settlements in 2015. Preliminary Report.

Dignified resolution of the Pioneer diver case

In December 2013, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled in favour of seven North Sea divers, finding that the Norwegian State has violated Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights concerning the right to respect for private and family life. The State was unanimously acquitted of the other counts in the case.

Residence in Norway for EEA citizens

EEA citizens may live and work in Norway under the EEA rules governing the free movement of persons and services. The right to free movement of persons is provided for in an EU directive of 2004, and implemented in the Norwegian Immigration Act and Immigration Regulations. The right enables workers to travel to countries where there are employment opportunities.

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Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8019 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Akersgata 64, 0180 Oslo